The Great Gatsby Greed And Wealth Essay — страница 2

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how she felt. Maybe he has fooled himself so much that he believes that they were already together. Throughout that entire summer, Nick was subject to many acts of selfish, dishonest, disloyal, prude and greedy behavior. It s from these people s ignorance that made the end turn out how it did. From Gatsby s parties in his house to the murder that took place in his pool. From the get-togethers in Myrtle s apartment to her tragic death. The time was as corrupt as the people that lived in it. There was never really any hope for the fates that lied waiting for these characters during the summer of 1922. I believe Nick stated it best when he said; They were careless people….they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness or

whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess they had made…. (187). They were careless people, careless in everything except themselves.